The asteroid 536 Merapi

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From Seattle , 536 Merapi is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:26 (PDT) and reaching an altitude of 34° above the eastern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks around 05:38.

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Name 536 Merapi
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Cancer
Magnitude:14.86 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):8.20 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:09h05m [1]
Declination:+31°36' [1]
Distance:4.23 AU
35.14 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:3.50 AU
Eccentricity:0.086241
Inclination:19.42°
Longitude ascending node:59.23°
Argument of perihelion:295.57°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:93.19°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:3.20 AU
Aphelion:3.80 AU
Orbital period:6.55 years

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47.61°N
122.33°W
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